English poetry

Poems in English


To sit on rocks, to muse o’er flood and fell, To slowly trace the forest’s shady scene, Where things that […]


LARA. [1] CANTO THE FIRST. I. The Serfs are glad through Lara’s wide domain, [2] And slavery half forgets her […]

It Is the Hour

It is the hour when from the boughs The nightingale’s high note is heard; It is the hour when lover’s […]

To Romance

Parent of golden dreams, Romance! Auspicious Queen of childish joys, Who lead’st along, in airy dance, Thy votive train of […]

The Bride of Abydos

“Had we never loved so kindly, Had we never loved so blindly, Never met or never parted, We had ne’er […]

To M. S. G

Whene’er I view those lips of thine, Their hue invites my fervent kiss; Yet, I forego that bliss divine, Alas! […]

The Tear

When Friendship or Love Our sympathies move; When Truth, in a glance, should appear, The lips may beguile, With a […]

The Dream

I Our life is twofold; Sleep hath its own world, A boundary between the things misnamed Death and existence: Sleep […]

Adieu, Adieu! My Native Land

Adieu, adieu! my native shore Fades o’ver the waters blue; The night-winds sigh, the breakers roar, And shrieks the wild […]


‘Twas after dread Pultowa’s day, When fortune left the royal Swede – Around a slaughtered army lay, No more to […]

When We Two Parted

When we two parted In silence and tears, Half broken-hearted, To sever for years, Pale grew thy cheek and cold, […]

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